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THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS;

WITH

PREFACES

BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL,

AND CRITICAL,

BY THE

REV. LIONEL THOMAS BERGUER,

LATE OF ST. MARY HALL, OXON: FELLOW EXTRAORDINARY OF THE

ROYAL MEDICAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH.

IN FORTY-FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. AND J. ALLMAN, PRINCES STREET,

HANOVER SQUARB:
W. Baydes and Son, Paternoster Row; A. B. Dulau and Co. Soho Square ;

W. Clarke, New Bond Street ; R. Jennings, Poultry; J. Hearne, Strand;
R. Triphook, Old Bond Street; Westley and Parrish, Strand; W. Wright,
Fleet Street ; C. Smith, Strand : H. Mozley, Derby : W. Grapel, and
Robinson and Sons, Liverpool : Bell and Bradfute, J. Anderson, jun. and
H. S. Baynes and Co. Edinburgh: M. Keene, and J. Cumming, Dublin.

N

117 OCT 1960

Printed by J. F. Dove, St. John's Square.

50. History of Orlando the Fair-Powell's Puppet-

show . . . . . . . . . . Steele.

51. History of Orlando, Chap. 2.- Pantomime

Tricks-Powell's Puppet-show . . . Steele.

52. Use of Delamira's Fan-On Modesty-Cha-

racters of Nestor and Varillus—The modest Man

and the modest Fellow · · · · Steele.

53. The Civil Husband-Dramatic Criticism-Con-

tinental Intelligence . . . . . . -Steele.

54. The Government of Affection—The Wife and

the Mistress-Complaint against Stentor-Death

of Lisander and Coriana . . . . Steele.

55. Story of a Cure performed on a blind young

Man-Continental Intelligence . . . Steele.

56. On Sharpers—Instances of Longevity in France

- Notices to Correspondents . . . Steele.

:57. Emilia, a Woman too humble-Sharping Ex-

tortioners—Satire on the French applied to the

English-New Coxcomb . . ; . Steele.

58. Continence of Scipio-Grammatical Pedantry-

Continental Intelligence . . . . Steele.

59. On Sharpers-Raffling Shops-Character of Ac-

teon-Author accused of writing nonsense: Steele

- Family of Greenhats: Swift-Continental In-

telligence . . . . . . . Steele.

60. A Rake reclaimed by his Father's liberality

Women to be gained by nonsense-Mars Tri-

umphant-Advertisement . . . . Steele.

61. Men of Fire described-Use of Satire-Dis-

tinction between Goldsmiths and Coppersmiths,

Stentor-Education and Beauty of Women-Let-

ter from the Artillery Ground. . . Steele.

62. Sharpers described as a pack of Dogs-On Wit-

Women the best Speakers-Sallust censured

Story of Dampier's Boatswain-Continental In-

telligence . . . . . . . . Steele.
No.

63. Of the enjoyment of Life with regard to others

: -Use of Ridicule: Steele-Madonella's Platonic

College: Swift-Continental Intelligence. Steele.

64. Continental Intelligence: Steele-Character of

Cleontes . . . . . . . . Hughes.

65. Character of a Battle Critic-Conduct of the

Bath Sharpers . . . . . · · Steele.

66. Eloquence of the Pulpit: Swift and Steele

Infelicity of Riches to one who is not a Gentle-

man-Sharpers--Continental Intelligence. Steele.

67. Proposals for Tables of Fame: Swift-Conti-

nental Intelligence-Skill of Transition. Steele.

68. Tables of Fame – Female Sharpers: Swift-

· Causes of Tears-Notice of a Sharper-Of.a

Book . . . . . . . . . Steele.

69. On acting our parts in Life well-Promotion of ,

Eboracensis-Letter from Two Ladies inclined to

marry the same Man-Bravery of the Allies—

Various Notices · · · · · · · Steele.

70. Eloquence of the Pulpit: Swift and Steele

List of Sharpers . . . . . . . Steele.

71. Danger of Satirical Writings: Steele-Irregu-

lar Conduct of a Clergyman: Swift-Betterton's

Hamlet-Reformation of Manners at Oxford Steele.

: 72. Story of Pætus and Arria—Want of earnest-

ness in the Pulpit-Favonius-Decision of a

Wager . . . . . . . . . Steele.

73. Letter from Monoculus, and Answer: Steele

Account of a Club of Gamesters: Hughes

Election for Queenhithe Ward . . . Steele.

74. Letter from a Lover Letter on the tendency of

satirical characters-Table of Fame-Continental

Intelligence . . . . . . . . Steele..

75. Miss Jenny's Marriage-Choice of Matches in

the Bickerstaff Family Addison and Steele.

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